Critic Eric Bentley valued the theater of audacity above all, and that is just what is on glorious display in Trinity Rep’s marvelously nervy A Lie of the Mind.
Violinist Stefan Jackiw and pianist Anna Polonsky created another Rockport Music evening to remember.
I love Saturday Night Live as much as the next guy, but Kids In The Hall did much more with much less than Lorne Michael’s comedy fiefdom.
The challenging viola part takes prominence in Shostakovich’s String Quartet no. 13, highlighting an essential yet oft-unsung voice of a string quartet.
Lydia R. Diamond’s Smart People is an amusing takedown of our “post-racial” world, and it is receiving a snappy, well-acted production via the Huntington Theatre Company.
I was mesmerized by the evocative stage pictures and the straight-at-the-audience, presentational mode of the actors, whose facial expressions and gestures so viscerally conveyed the emotional lives of the characters.
A Sentimental Novel, which seems to be at once pornography and a parody of pornography, is designed to provoke both revulsion and titillation.
There have been three pop LPs this year that I’ve really been digging: they are gloriously wacky.
The clips from both experimental and commercial cinema play well against the interviews from a group directors who are known for pushing boundaries.
The creator of the series, Mike Judge, and his team have gone to great lengths to sweat the details of the corporate landscape of San Jose and its environs. Right from the start Silicon Valley rang true.